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Cusco, Perú :: September 26 - 27 - 28 - 29, 2013 -- General event owner: Alex Irmel Oviedo Solis, Cesar Reynaldo Villacorta Rojas

Event Details

Peru International Campaign Launch 2012

The 2013 LATAM FUDCon will be held in Cusco, Perú, September 26 - 27 - 28 - 29, 2013.

FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc.

FUDCon is always free to attend for anyone in the world.

  • Contact email:

Any bugs relating Our official site should be sent to


  • City: Cusco, Perú [1]
  • San Antonio Abad State University - Venue

The place where the event will take place is described below.

Municipalidad Provincial del Cusco Convention Center

Machupicchu Hall in MPC Convention Center
MPC Convention Center External View
MPC Convention Center Location

Cusco The Convention Center is installed in the Palace of the city of Cusco, building physical evidence which recall the story of the first Civil Cabildo building in the Spanish colony, the Prefecture of the Department during the republic and the Municipality from the second half twentieth century.

Internet Access

The convention center has a Wi-Fi system in all rooms, free access to Internet

Hall Capacity Observations
Machupicchu 800 It can be separated into two small halls for 400 people each one
Ollantaytambo 400


September 26 - 27 - 28 - 29, 2013


  • 26,27 BarCammp: Thursday, Friday
  • 28 HackFest: Friday, Saturday
  • 29 FUDPub: Sunday


  • Day: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Time: 23:30 UTC Check your country
  • Channel: #Fudcon-Planning
  • server:


Sponsorship available

  • Booklets: allow attendees to have an agenda, directory, map and relevant information about the event.
  • Banners: intended to decorate the place that served as headquarters of FUDCon.
  • Hotel -
  • Posters: disseminated and promoted the event in public places to attract attendees.
  • Name tags: identify participants in the event. They will be pre-printed.


Please add your name to the list if you will attend. Also, please indicate the following:
  • Put an X in the $$$ column if you need funding to attend, and visit the FUDCon ticket tracker to make a funding request. We have a limited budget and will work hard to fund as many people as possible. We'll use these answers to help figure out budgeting for the event. We are making arrangements for attendees from other geographic regions to encourage specific initiatives such as future FUDCon events, but preference may otherwise be given to people in North America.
  • Put a V in the Veg column if you would like vegetarian fare for any meals that we provide during the event. If you prefer vegan fare, please mark that column VV. We will do our best to make sure everyone is accommodated! Note: "Hell No" and similar statements are offensive to some and should not be included in this column.
  • Put your T-shirt size in the Size column, so we can have an idea about what sizes to have available. Only Unisex (Mens Sizes will be ordered)
  • Roomsharing:
    1. If you want or need to share a room, mark yes in the "Roomshare?" column.
    2. Once you have a roommate, both of you should mark your roommate's name in the block as well.
    3. If you need a roommate, look for someone with just a yes in the column, and contact them via email. If you encounter any problems, let the organizers know.
Use the Comments section for anything else you think organizers need to know, or to offer or ask for space or rides.
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# Name $$$ Veg Size Share room? Comments Hotel booked extra line for badge Country TEAM
1 Alex Irmel Oviedo Solis No NO Large No Alexove Peru
2 Alejandro Pérez Yes NO Large Yes No Aeperezt Panama Ambassadors, Famsco, Packagers, Ruby Sig, Translators
3 Luis Bazan Yes NO Large Yes No lbazan Panama Ambassadors, Packagers, Infra, Translators, Docs
4 Julita Inca Yes NO Medium Yes No yulytas Perú Ambassadors
5 Abdel Martínez Yes NO Small Yes No potty Panama Ambassadors, Packagers, Python SIG, Docs
6 Itamar Reis Peixoto Yes NO Medium Yes No itamarjp Brazil Ambassadors, Packagers,
7 Daniel Bruno Yes NO Medium Yes No dbruno Brazil Ambassadors, Packagers, Big Data Sig
8 Leonardo Vaz Yes Yes Extra Large Yes Yes No Brazil Ambassadors
9 Wolnei Junior Yes No Large Yes No No Brazil Ambassadors, KDE Sig, Testing
10 Anthony Mogrovejo No Yes Medium No No Peru Community Fedora Peru
11 Eduardo Echeverría Yes No Extra Large Yes No echevemaster Venezuela Ambassadors, Packagers (Sponsor), Translators, Xfce Sig
12 Jose Carlos Garcia Yes NO Extra Large Yes No ChepeCarlos El Salvador
13 Karla Hernandez Yes NO medium Yes No keikkun4 El Salvador
14 Carlos Marcano Yes No Extra Large Yes No pelobravo Venezuela Ambassadors, Translators.
15 Jared Smith No No Large/Grande No No jsmith USA Docs, ARM, Ambassadors
16 Ariel Barria Yes NO Medium Yes No arielb Panama Infraestructure
17 Juan Barba Yes NO Medium Yes No HakS Panama Design Team, Packagers
18 Henry Anchante Castro No NO M Yes No Perú
19 Johel Heraclio Batista Cárdenas Yes NO Medium Yes No Wocker Panama Ambassadors, Translators
20 Neville A. Cross Yes NO Large Yes No Yn1v Nicaragua Ambassadors
21 Valentin Basel Yes NO Medium Yes No valentinbasel argentina Ambassadors, educational Robotics, fedora developer
22 Peter Ccopa No No Medium No No Perú Ambassadors
23 Dennis Gilmore No No Extra Large No dgilmore Australia/USA Release Engineering
24 Yohan Graterol Yes No Medium Yes No yograterol Venezuela Packagers
25 Bernardo C. Hermitaño A Yes No Medium Yes No No Perú Fedora events
26 Raul Hugo No Yes Medium No No Peru
27 Yader Velásquez Yes No Small Yes yaderv Nicaragua Ambassadors, Packagers
# Name $$$ Veg Size Share room? Comments Hotel booked extra line for badge Country TEAM

Meetings - Logs

Lodging / Hotel

The hotel chosen is Antawasi Hotel that is located about 8 minutes from the Convention Center.

Antawasi Hotel Location

It has internet connection, rooms of all types, warm water, a small dining room and roof garden with an approximate capacity of 45 guests.

dining room

internal garden

The distance from hotel to the MPC Convention Center is about 8 minutes walking.

Distance from Hotel to the Convention Center

Travel and transportation

If you are trying to coordinate travel with other attendees, you may want to visit the travel planning page.

Getting to Cusco

Estimated costs of flights major airports that attendees will travel from.

# Country Airport Name Airline Output Destination USD
1 Argentina Ezeiza TACA Buenos Aires Cusco 564
2 Chile Santiago TACA Santiago Cusco 431
3 Bolivia Peace Alto TACA La Paz Cusco 350
4 Ecuador Quito TACA Quito Cusco 303
5 Colombia El Dorado TACA Bogota Cusco 378
6 Brazil Maceio International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
7 Brazil Natal International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
8 Brazil Florianopolis International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
9 Brazil Salvador International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
10 Brazil Porto Alegre International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
11 Brazil Recife International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
12 Brazil Curitiba International Airport TACA Brazil Cusco 495
13 Brasil Sao Paulo International Airport LAN Brazil Cusco 495
14 Venezuela Caracas Simon Bolivar Airport Maiquetía TACA Caracas Cusco 842
15 Panama Tocumen AVIANCA/TACA Panama Cusco 657
16 USA Orlando, Los Angeles, New York United Airlines/TACA USA Cusco 791/800

Estimated Cost

Origen Cost Stop Route

Directions from Airport to Hotel

Map To Event, FUDPub Hotel

At the hotel

The hotel has a significant amount of parking and has told us they don't believe there will be a problem accommodating some out of town drivers there.

Network Access

There will be wireless ethernet available at the hotel and event location, thanks to Ruckus Wireless.

Packing List


  • Appropriately warm clothing
  • Laptop with 802.11g wireless
    • Extension cord
    • Ethernet cable (for hotel and/or hackfest)
    • Optional: Bring a Fedora Friend Finder (power strip)
  • Credit card (VISA or MasterCard) or small amount of cash
  • Your presentation slides or anything needed for the hackfest

International visitors:

  • Passport/visa and any other official documentation needed
  • Converters for power (reference link)

Currency / Money / Prices

We are happy to provide as much help as we can so you can enjoy your stay in our Country.


FUDCon is a community event in which the complete schedule is developed interactively starting with an opening orientation session. Attendance at orientation is recommended for those who are new to this format, or to FUDCon, Fedora, or free and open source software community events in general.

General Schedule

  • Thursday, September 26
    • Starting at 9:00am - 5:00pm, Hackfests / Workshops. FPL State of Fedora.
  • Friday, September 27
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm.
    • Morning: Barcamp pitches. Later in the morning, for duration of day: Barcamp sessions. Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Saturday, September 28
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm, Barcamp Hackfests/Workshops.
  • Sunday, August 26
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm, Beach FUDpub. Bring your swimsuit!
BarCamp sessions Proposals

Please fill in the following grid with proposed BarCamp sessions: (If listed here will be Printed and at the Site ready for your Pitch)

Name Topic Description Special Requirement
Eduardo Echeverria Hardening Apache Apache is not just install and use. This talk will explain how to harden the security of your Apache installation, identifying known bugs, implementing security features, and improve your environment Video Beam,
Neville A. Cross Building Community of Collaborators Share the experience of the fedora school in Nicaragua, that has focussed on building capacities for user to become contributors
Neville A. Cross Freemedia Using fedora ifraestructure to gather information globally in order to act loaclly
Workshops Proposals

Workshops are a classroom style session session (with varying levels of interaction) teaching about software or processes

Hackfests are collaborative sessions to work on a problem, issue or area of Fedora.

Type User Topic Description Special Requirement
Hackfests Daniel Bruno Hadoop and Big Data Hadoop is an Open Source framework to process large data sets in a distributed computing environment (and more). The goal of this hackfest proposal is implement a singlenode hadoop and process some data with an implementation of Map Reduce in Python, and spread the SIG of Big Data. Room with internet connection, and if is possible wired network.
Hackfests Eduardo Echeverria Openstack in Fedora the Openstack technology consists of a series of interrelated projects that control large pools of processing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering its users to provision resources through a web interface. The goal of this hackfest proposal is implement instance of Openstack with their dashboard, and explain how to work the differents openstack projects as a whole Video Beam, Room with internet connection, and if is possible wired network.
Workshop Eduardo Echeverria RPM Packaging the upstream is very active, in Fedora we are downstream, We collaborate with the developers packaging their creations and, we are always a step forward with respect to the innovation. It's very cool be packager. the goal of this workshop is catch (and captivate) new packagers for our project Video Beam, Room with internet connection, and if is possible wired network.
Workshop Wolnei Junior Fedora Remix How create your own custom version of Fedora Video Beam, Room with internet connection, and if is possible wired network.
Hackfests Yohan Graterol Hacking with MongoDB MongoDB is an open source document-oriented database system developed and supported by 10gen. It is part of the NoSQL family of database systems. Instead of storing data in tables as is done in a "classical" relational database. The goal of the "hackfest" proposal is to show CRUD and Queries Advanced in MongoDB Video Beam.
Hackfests Yohan Graterol Replication (MongoDB) MongoDB is an open source document-oriented database system developed and supported by 10gen. It is part of the NoSQL family of database systems. Instead of storing data in tables as is done in a "classical" relational database. The goal of the "hackfest" proposal is to show how to replicate a MongoDB databases Video Beam.
Hackfests Yohan Graterol Pymongo and MongoEngine Pymongo is MongoDB's python driver, and MongoEngine is a Document-Object Mapper (think ORM, but for document databases) for working with MongoDB from Python. The goal of the "hackfest" proposal is to show how to use Pymongo and Mongoengine with Python 2.7 Video Beam.
Workshop Anthony Mogrovejo Administration with Puppet Puppet is a tool designed to manage the configuration of Unix-like. Puppet discovers the system information via a utility called Facter, and compiles the Puppet manifests into a system-specific catalog containing resources and resource dependency, which are applied against the target systems. Video Beam, Room with internet connection, and wired network.
Workshop Leonardo Vaz How to create a SELinux police from scratch In this workshop will discuss the steps required to implement a SELinux police from scratch, necessary to confine a networking server in the targeted policy. Video Beam in a room with internet connection.
Hackfests Leonardo Vaz A deep dive into Linux file systems In this hackfest we're going to take a deep dive into Linux file systems, to understand concepts of a simple filesystem like ext2 until the data structures and internals of a more elaborated file systems like ext4, xfs and btrfs. Video Beam in a room with internet connection.
Workshop Yader Velásquez How to create OLPC activities OLPC activities are the educational applications for the XO laptop, in this workshop the idea is to learn how to develop this kind of application, using python + gtk + sugar libraries Video Beam in a room with internet connection.
Workshop Neville A. Cross Hints and tips for requesting funds To explore the current process for requesting funds for swag and activities, and also requesting sponsorship for traveling
Workshop Neville A. Cross FAS sing up Step by step how to create an Fedora collaborator account on Fedora Account System and then create a profile wiki. Useful for new comers Video projector and Internet connection, people with laptops or a lab.
Workshop Neville A. Cross Bug Report Step by step reporting bugs Video projector and Internet connection, people with laptops or a lab.
Hack Neville A. Cross Gnome Shell Feed Back Try fedora 19 with Gnome shell to explore usability, report bugs, documents tricks and create a structured feed back about it
Workshop Tatica Leandro LATAM Marketing Pack We all know that there are a lot of small events in LATAM and we all need a comprehensive swag that help us spread. Is not just translate things, is also give them a meaning. I would like to work with different designers at the event, teach them our guidelines and create a box (either online or a tangible product) that each contributor can download and use it to spread.
Talks Proposals
Name Topic Description Special Requirement
Eduardo Echeverría RPMDev LATAM Overview The FedoraProject needs more latam developers and contributors, one of the barriers for this is the native language, RPMDEV is a group that latinoamerican contributors that can help in the process. Video-Beam
* Nodejs Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices and it's a new feature for F19. Video-Beam
* fedmsg - Fedora Infrastructure's realtime messaging system I'll give an overview of fedmsg, what it is, how it works. Video-Beam
* Virtualization on ARM As ARM CPUs grow in performance and ubiquity across phones, netbooks, and embedded computers, providing virtualization support for ARM-based devices is increasingly important. The KVM for ARM project is focused on creating a open-source KVM-based virtualization solution for ARM-based devices that can run virtual machines efficiently, the kernel 3.9 comes with the support ARM Device Rasperry Pi.
Yohan Graterol NoSQL. Case: MongoDB What's NoSQL, NoSQL's types, MongoDB. Video Beam.
Yohan Graterol NoSQL. Case: MongoDB What's NoSQL, NoSQL's types, MongoDB. Video Beam.
Leonardo Vaz SELinux for human beings Security-enhanced Linux (or just SELinux) is an implementation of Mandatory Access Control created originally by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and merged into the mainline Linux kernel in 2003. In this talk concepts will be demystified in order to provide the audience a soft landing on SELinux as well tips on how to coexist with it. Video Beam in a room with internet connection, if possible.
Daniel Bruno Fedora Ambassadors in LATAM Overview about the Ambassadors group and what is our mission, some data about our community in the last few years, and how we can improve our community? (Discussion session). Video Beam in a room.
Daniel Bruno Log everything in JSON with Fluentd and MongoDB Fluentd is an open-source log collector that receives logs as JSON streams, buffers and sends them to 125+ other systems like S3, MongoDB, Hadoop, or other Fluentds. Video Beam in a room with internet connection, if possible.
Tatica Leandro How does Design Team does it? i will show the complete road from the moment where the version name is selected, through the desktop design, 'till the last banner for a release party is done.. Video Beam in a room with internet connection, if possible.
Tatica Leandro LATAM: The people We really need a meeting not just for ambassadors or developers; we need a meeting where we evaluate what we are doing right and wrong as people that represent a worldwide community. It would be a nice time to evaluate our leaders, evaluate how much participation do we have in teams non related to just spread and how effective are we recruiting new talents that can make the distro even better. Video Beam in a room with internet connection, if possible.

Nota: (*) Temas sugeridos. (This topics are suggestions of echevemaster, you can take one or suggest a new one) If you want to propose a talk just send us an email, here are the current proposals sessions FUDcon Latam


Lista de Gadgets que se proponen llevar:

  1. Docking Plugable compatible con multi seat in Fedora 17. Link No es lo mismo hablar de multi seat que verlo funcionar en caliente. Neville
  2. Programador PicKit2 para programar los IC de icaro



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